Looking for a way to back up your phone contacts? The days of manually transferring all contacts from phone to phone or telling your friends on Facebook to send their digits are long gone. We are in a digital world now.
There are multiple ways to back up your Android contacts. This post will contain 2 easy way to do that.
The easiest way to get your contacts saved across your various devices is by saving them directly to your Gmail account or SD card that’s associated with your devices.
But you don’t have to do this manually every time you have a new number or email address to add to your collection of contacts. And for those with Android devices, getting it done can be quickly and easily accomplished.
HOW TO BACK UP CONTACTS IN ANDROID.
Making a backup copy of your contacts on your Android phone is not as complex task.
BACK UP ANDROID CONTACTS TO SD CARD.
Every smartphone will typically come with a default pre-installed app for Contacts. Usually, these Contacts app can backup your current contact list stored on the phone regardless if they are saved on the Phone’s memory or the SIM.
To backup contacts using the Contacts app, follow the steps below:
◾️Lunch the contact app
◽️Go to the app settings
◾️Tap on import/export
◽️Select SD card and continue
with the exporting process.
And that’s it, you now have a complete backup of your contacts. You can import your contacts anytime as long as you have the memory card where you saved the backup installed.
BACK UP CONTACTS USING GOOGLE ACCOUNT.
Android smartphones usually come with Google settings within the general device settings. The Google settings will let you backup your contacts with your Google account which is a nice feature to have. Most especially if you are using Gmail as your main email address.
To backup contacts with Google account, follow the steps below:
◾️Go to phone settings
◽️Navigate to Google service
◾️Select back up
◾️Then tap back up now to back up your contacts.
And that’s it. You now have a complete backup copy of your contacts tied with your Google account.
For this method to work, make sure that you have an active Google account to use it with.